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  • These new Bee and Beneficial Insect Houses are available NOW.

    Beneficial Insect Houses - These new Beneficial Insect Houses feature different nesting areas suitable for a range of beneficial insect such as ladybirds, lacewings and solitary bees and they would make ideal gifts. Shaped as a apple or pear, these wall mountable houses not only look great, but also offer...
  • Mulch Borders NOW

    Save 10% on Slug Gone Wool Pellets for Mulching Borders! Mulching your borders in the autumn i.e. NOW makes the garden look better, protects the roots of your plants from the worst of the winter weather, suppresses weeds and helps reduce slugs and snail activity in the spring. Slug Gone...
  • Being Waterwise in Drought Conditions

    I know it is not drought like condition in the whole of the UK, but it is being reported that this could be the hottest summer for 350 years and that the very hot conditions could continue for at least another 5 weeks. In these conditions it is important to...
  • w/c 05/03/2018 - Weather Update and Nematode Deliveries

    Weather update - The cold weather means that the soil is likely to be too cold for nematodes, so we are delaying all of the nematode pre-orders for a week. If you pre-ordered Nemaslug / Nemasys for dispatch w/c 05/03/2018 it will now be sent NEXT Week i.e. w/c 12/03/2018...
  • Identifying Harlequin Ladybirds

    One of the things I get the most questions about is Harlequin Ladybirds, so I thought I would dedicate this blog to them - how to identify them, why they are a problem, what to do with them if you find them in your garden and how to help our...
  • Pruning Roses and Rose Care

    Pruning roses seems difficult and fills gardeners with horror, but if you follow these simply guidelines it is easy to do. Remember you are unlikely to kill a rose through bad pruning, mistakes will normally grow out quickly and it is better to have a go at pruning rather than...
  • Preparing your greenhouse for the winter

    As temperatures drop it is time to clean the greenhouse, so it is ready when you move plants undercover for the winter. It is important to remove bacterial and fungal diseases AND to kill any pests, which have thrived during the summer i.e. red spider mite, whitefly and aphids. Use...
  • Controlling Red Spider Mite under-glass NATURALLY

    Red Spider Mite (RSM) is a major pests under glass & can be a particular problem in conservatories where the combination of high temps & low humidity in the summer are ideal for their development. In a conservatory their life-cycle can become modified to last all year long as in...

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